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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Honeysuckle Mares’ Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)

  • Prize money: £51304.35
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Honeysuckle Mares’ Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.30
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1-114 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 138

Form & Verdict

Bought for 230,000euros after AQPS win on good to soft in October 2022; easy winner of a maiden at Leopardstown over Christmas (2m4f, heavy); followed up by beating Penny A Hundred in a Grade 3 over 2m2f here on soft with similar authority; looked in need of further when fourth to Golden Ace at Cheltenham.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Jade De Grugy

11st 5lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

in touch with leaders, smooth headway and prominent before 2 out, pushed along approaching last, went second last, ridden to lead inside final 110yds, won going away

5/2

4th

3

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Jade De Grugy

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

2/1

1st

3

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Jade De Grugy

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

prominent, raced in second after 2nd, took keen hold to 3 out, led 2 out, soon shaken up, clear last, kept on well run-in, comfortably

4/7

10/1

  • Place: £8.20

Form: 31 CD

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point winner; beaten favourite when third of 12 in a Tipperary bumper last May; faces a big jump in class following C&D maiden in January.

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2nd

15

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Spindleberry

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: W P Mullins

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders halfway, went third going easily after 3 out, led approaching last, headed inside final 110yds, no match for winner

10/1

1st

10

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Spindleberry

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

travelled strongly, soon pressed leader, challenging going easily before 2 out, led when went clear before last, mistake last, pushed out, comfortably

4/1

100/30

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -81113 CD

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 140

Form & Verdict

Has looked progressive this season, leaving her return run behind when bolting up in a maiden hurdle here and stayed on well to win a mares' Listed novice at Punchestown; completed a hat-trick in a Grade 3 mares' hurdle here over Christmas; third behind two Willie Mullins-trained geldings in a Grade 1 at Leopardstown.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Jetara

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd, went second after 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, headed approaching last, no extra run-in

100/30

3rd

6

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 78y

13:20 Leopardstown

Jetara

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs John Harrington

didn't always jump with fluency, took keen hold, prominent, mistake 3rd, joined leader after 4th, led before 5th, jockey lost iron briefly after 3 out, headed before last, lost second but kept on after last, no match for first two

3/1

1st

6

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Leopardstown

Jetara

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

Dual bumper winner, including in Listed company at Navan last year; some fine runs over hurdles, including second in Grade 3 at Fairyhouse last January; made mistakes on seasonal debut, ending up a remote eighth; has come good on her last two starts; feasible she can sustain upward curve.

4/1

Form: 11225 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 133

Form & Verdict

Form included second behind impressive odds-on stablemate Jade De Grugy in 2m2f Grade 3 mares' novice here in January; did not seem to stay when fifth behind Bioluminescence over a longer trip at Limerick.

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4th

1

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

A Penny A Hundred

11st 5lb

J: Pavel Slozil

T: W P Mullins

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders on outer after 3 out, kept on and went modest fourth run-in, not reach leaders

14/1

5th

1

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

14:35 Limerick

A Penny A Hundred

10st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, raced in second, lost second 5 out, weakened 2 out

6/4

2nd

2

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

A Penny A Hundred

10st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: W P Mullins

midfield, went third after 5th, ridden after 2 out, went second last, no chance with winner run-in

7/1

Form: 13

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Easy winner of Dromahane maiden in April 2022; produced in good shape after a long absence to win a 2m maiden at Navan in November; looks safely held by Jade De Grugy on running here in January.

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5th

10

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Look To The West

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, lost position before 2 out, rallied from last, not reach leaders

25/1

3rd

6

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Look To The West

10st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Easy winner of Dromahane maiden for Mick Murphy in April 2022; produced in good shape after long absence to win a 2m maiden at Navan in November; made almost all and showed a tendency to jump to the right; this trip should be well within her range and plenty on improvement can be anticipated.

5/1

1st

13

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:15 Navan

Look To The West

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

jumped right on occasions, made virtually all, faced challenge 2 out, soon nudged along and went clear, ridden and reduced lead after last, kept on well

7/1

Form: 4-1211

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Grade 2 mares' bumper winner last season; would probably be unbeaten over hurdles but for a bad mistake at the final flight in 2m Listed mares' novice at Thurles in December; made fairly heavy weather of winning three-runner Exeter contest; impressed in relegating odds-on stable Mirazur West to third at Naas three weeks ago.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Fun Fun Fun

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

disputed lead, led clearly 1st

7/1

1st

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

13:42 Naas

Fun Fun Fun

10st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

made all

2/1

1st

5

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 161y

Class 1

15:05 Exeter

Fun Fun Fun

10st 12lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: W P Mullins

Grade 2 mares' bumper winner (2m, yielding) who would probably be 2-2 over hurdles but for bad mistake at final flight in Listed mares' novice at Thurles (2m, yielding) in December; represents top Irish yard and receives a fair bit of weight from the males; lots to like about her claims.

6/4

Form: 3-1113 BF

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point winner who was third in a bumper for Jonjo O'Neill; progressive since moving to Gavin Cromwell, winning two bumpers (one a Listed) before a fine hurdling debut at Naas (2m, soft); failed to advance her reputation at Lingfield in January.

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7th

11

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Only By Night

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

prominent

8/1

3rd

7

21st Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 2

12:40 Lingfield

Only By Night

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Point winner who was third in a bumper for Jonjo O'Neill; hasn't looked back since moving to Gavin Cromwell, winning two bumpers (one a Listed) before a most taking hurdling debut at Naas (2m, soft) when in control of matters throughout; that was a modest race for which she was odds-on, but it's hard to know how good she is.

7/4

1st

12

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Naas

Only By Night

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

pressed leaders

13/8

Form: 134524

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 134

Form & Verdict

Winner of two of her five starts in bumpers and won twice over hurdles in the early part of the season after obtaining experience last term; not quite up to the task in good conditions races; second to the progressive Jetara at Leopardstown, fourth behind Jade De Grugy at this venue.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

14

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Pink In The Park

11st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

towards rear

33/1

4th

1

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Pink In The Park

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Winner of two of her five starts in bumpers and won twice over hurdles in the early part of the season after obtaining experience last term; not quite up to the task in good conditions races, though she showed plenty of spark when chasing home the progressive Jetara at Leopardstown.

8/1

2nd

7

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Leopardstown

Pink In The Park

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Winner of two of her five starts in bumpers and won twice over hurdles in the early part of the season after obtaining experience last term; not quite up to the task in conditions races last three times; now looking quite limited, others preferred.

20/1

Form: 7/5111 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Won two Irish points in October; has improved considerably on her Irish rules form by winning three in a row for Fergal O'Brien at Huntingdon, Sedgefield and in Grade 2 Jane Seymour at Sandown last month.

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9th

16

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Springtime Promise

11st 5lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

disputed lead, not fluent 1st, soon raced in second, weakened quickly after 3 out

12/1

1st

7

15th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 1

14:30 Sandown

Springtime Promise

11st 4lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

prominent, ridden before 2 out, led last, soon hung right, kept on well run-in, won going away

12/1

1st

4

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

13:00 Sedgefield

Springtime Promise

11st 9lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Won two Irish points in October (3m, soft/soft to heavy) and improved upon previous rules form to win on stable debut at Huntingdon (2m4f, good to soft) a fortnight ago; likeable prospect; can go well once more.

3/1

Form: 2-211 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won sole point-to-point, runner-up first two starts under rules, Limerick bumper and Navan mares maiden hurdle before landing odds in 2m4f Punchestown mares' maiden in January; improved again for a longer trip when landing Limerick Grade 3 event three weeks ago.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Bioluminescence

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders

8/1

1st

3

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

14:35 Limerick

Bioluminescence

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Gavin Cromwell

prominent, smooth headway challenging 2 out, ridden to lead approaching last, pushed out and went clear run-in, comfortably

9/4

1st

1

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:10 Punchestown

Bioluminescence

11st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

prominent, joined leader before 4th, disputed lead after 4 out, not fluent and pushed along briefly 2 out, led home turn, shaken up when went clear before last, ridden briefly and kept on run-in

6/4

OUR TIP

Form: 133-1

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point-to-point winner two years ago; won a Down Royal bumper last March after a year off and held her own when placed in a Listed event at this venue and a Grade 3 contest at Punchestown; clear-cut winner from today's rival Tareze on hurdling debut at Punchestown after another ten months off.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Cuta Des As

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

midfield

12/1

1st

1

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 98y

15:15 Punchestown

Cuta Des As

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

jumped left on occasions, raced in second, clear with one other after 6th, challenging before last, led when jumped left last, soon clear when ridden and edged left, pushed out

11/10

Form: 11 D

Last run: 224 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a bumper over 2m4f at Wexford last July; backed that up with Tramore maiden hurdle win over 2m the following month; odds-on both times; making up the numbers for the stable here.

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4

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Friends

11st 5lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, not fluent 1st

16/1

1st

5

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Tramore

Friends

11st 5lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

chased clear leader, not fluent 1st, clear with one other from 2nd, not fluent 5th, pressed leader 3 out, led going best before 2 out, ridden clear approaching last, kept on well, easily

6/4

1st

3

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 150y

20:28 Wexford

Friends

11st 11lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

prominent on outer, headway and went second under 2f out, shaken up to lead inside final furlong, clear towards finish, comfortably

11/8

Form: P-31 C

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stepped up from bumper third when landing the odds with a front-running display in a 2m maiden hurdle here; should get the trip but stable has strong candidates.

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6

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Iris Emery

11st 5lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: W P Mullins

midfield, dropped to rear after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

40/1

1st

2

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Fairyhouse

Iris Emery

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

made all, joined 6th, went clear before 2 out, pushed out when ridden briefly after last, comfortably

6/4

3rd

6

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Naas

Iris Emery

11st 7lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

raced wide, raced in second, chased clear leader before halfway, pressed leader over 5f out

2/1

Form: 2-154 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a juvenile hurdle on sole start in France; got up in the final strides on Irish debut in 2m4f maiden at Limerick; held by Bioluminescence and Jade De Grugy on subsequent form

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9

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Judicieuse Allen

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, not fluent 5 out

40/1

4th

4

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

14:35 Limerick

Judicieuse Allen

10st 9lb

J: A P Heskin

T: W P Mullins

midfield, headway and challenging before 2 out, not fluent last, lost third towards finish

11/2

5th

4

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Judicieuse Allen

10st 10lb

J: A P Heskin

T: W P Mullins

Runner-up in a juvenile hurdle on sole start in France back last January; fetched 100,000euros at the sales soon after; got up in the final strides to beat a rank outsider in a 2m4f maiden at Limerick last month; unlikely to be in the same league as stablemate Jade De Grugy.

10/1

Form: 5231 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat winner in France; won a maiden over this trip at Punchestown own six weeks ago despite not jumping particularly well; previously well held in third behind Bioluminescence and Tareze over the same course and trip.

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12

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Paggane

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: W P Mullins

midfield

40/1

1st

10

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 166y

15:40 Punchestown

Paggane

11st 5lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Flat winner in France; failed to score in three maiden hurdles and disappointing upped in trip at Punchestown last time; looks beatable here against geldings.

7/2

3rd

6

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:10 Punchestown

Paggane

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

1m5f winner on the level in France; hasn't looked a natural over hurdles on both attempts but nice bit of improvement at Cork early this month when a clear second over 2m, awkward leap at last sealing her fate; should have a maiden in her if jumping more fluently, this longer trip could suit too.

11/4

Form: 22 BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point winner; chased home an odds-on favourite Bioluminescence on hurdling debut over 2m4f at Punchestown (11l in front of Paggane); failed to exploit an 8lb concession from Cute Des As over a longer trip at Punchestown last month.

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17

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Tareze

11st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield

33/1

2nd

8

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 98y

15:15 Punchestown

Tareze

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

led, clear with one other after 6th, faced challenge before last, headed and carried left last, soon no extra, no match for winner

5/4

2nd

9

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:10 Punchestown

Tareze

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

didn't always jump with fluency, in touch with leaders, headway after 2 out, went second when ridden before last, kept on but no match for winner

9/1

Form: 4-P1 C

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten favourite on racecourse debut in a Listed mares' bumper here a year ago; ran no race when pulled up in a Clonmel maiden hurdle in December; exploited an ideal opportunity in a maiden hurdle here last month; hooded now

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18

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Theatre Native

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

held up in rear, detached early, headway into midfield after 4 out

25/1

1st

9

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Theatre Native

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, headway and prominent 4 out, went second when not fluent 3 out, led 2 out, shaken up and clear approaching last, pushed out run-in, comfortably

2/1

0

8

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 80y

13:05 Clonmel

Theatre Native

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Was well clear on sole point' start when falling at the last for Donnchadh Doyle a year ago; reappeared for this yard as favourite for a Fairyhouse mares' Listed bumper in April but was beaten nearly 8l; however, she is clearly held in some regard and should be suited by going back over obstacles; go close.

4/5

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Payout
Exacta €534.00
Straight Forecast €575.80
Tricast €1358.30
Trifecta €3172.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Jade De Grugy

TOPSPEED:

Springtime Promise

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Jade De Grugy

POSTDATA:

Jade De Grugy

The Irish Sun:

Jade De Grugy